2022 Summer Farmers Market Wrap-Up

It was another incredible summer season for the Finland Farmers Market.  This summer it became very apparent that the market is growing and reaching more and more people in the area!  We had record attendance this year. After crunching some numbers, it’s been determined that over 1600 people came and enjoyed music and food here…

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The Finland Community Nature Childcare is Very Close to Opening!

You may have heard already that the Finland Community Nature Childcare has been working with Lake County to acquire a lease for the currently unused County Forestry House, located right in Finland, between the DNR  building and the Fire Hall, on the north side of Highway 1. Friends of Finland has incubated this project from…

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Spring Runoff Fundraiser 2019 – Dinner and Variety Show

Come one, come all to the Spring Runoff Pasta Dinner and Variety Show! The main event will take place on May 18th from 7-9pm on the Finland Community Center Stage. This is a fundraiser. It’s $5 at the door. We are not pre-selling tickets to the show. The pasta dinner will take place from 6-7pm…

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Information about Camp Finland 2019

  Here at the Clair Nelson Community Center, we’re starting to get excited about Camp Finland 2019! Many thanks to the Northland Foundation and DSCAF Silver Bay Charitable Fund for their ongoing support, as well as to the many community members who share their time and talents.  Camp Finland is a day camp for children,…

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Announcing Teen Camp Finland 2019!

Finland Community Youth Program is pleased to announce our first-ever TEEN Camp Finland!  This camp will be a 5 day, 4 night overnight summer camp geared just for teens, ages 12 to 18 (Twelve year olds can chose if they’d like to go to “kids” or “Teen” Camp), running the same week as our regular…

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How Healthy is Your Community?

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. This one is. If you are looking for an update on how the fruit trees and berries we planted at the Clair Nelson Center last year are doing now, here it is: If you are looking for an update on how the Finland Community Youth Program is…

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Spanish Camp at the Clair Nelson Center

Friends of Finland is excited to announce our first ever Spanish Camp, which will be held at the Clair Nelson Center at the end of July 2018. Spanish Camp is being planned as a day camp for children ages 5-13, with an emphasis on language, cultures and food in the many Spanish-speaking countries around the…

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Finland Farmers Market 2018

Get Ready for the Finland Farmers Market 2018! Summer 2018 at the Clair Nelson Center Starting June 14th and continuing through October 4th! Every Thursday evening from 5-6:30 pm Under the Pavilion at the Clair Nelson Center 6866 Cramer Road Finland, MN 55603 Vendors: 1st week is free! – $5 per week or $50 for…

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How Do We Make Change? We Are. One Step At a Time.

By Honor Schauland Right now it is easy for me to get stuck in negative thoughts and conflict. These are hard times, and more difficulty lies on the horizon. Seeing the fights and incivility online and at state, national and global levels, it feels as if our entire civilization is on the brink of sweeping…

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Finland Community Youth Program News

Coming Events The Finland Community Youth Program is invited to the Finland MN Historical Society’s Pikku Joulua (Finnish Christmas) on December 7th!  Please send your child to Youth Night hungry as we’ll be going through the buffet line.   Joulu Pukki (Finnish Santa)  will be paying a visit!    The musical group, “Fish Soup” will be…

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